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Caltech Physicist Awarded Sakurai Prize
04/02/2001

Caltech Physicist Awarded Sakurai Prize

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Palomar Observatory crews completerealuminizing of 200-inch Hale mirror
03/15/2001

Palomar Observatory crews completerealuminizing of 200-inch Hale mirror

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Caltech Professor Receives American Astronomical Society's Highest Honor
03/15/2001

Caltech Professor Receives American Astronomical Society's Highest Honor

Deborah Williams-Hedges
The American Astronomical Society (AAS) has awarded Wallace L. W. Sargent, the Ira S. Bowen Professor of Astronomy at the California Institute of Technology and former director of Palomar Observatory, with the AAS's highest honor, the Henry Norris Russell Lectureship. This honor, which is given annually by the AAS, recognizes "a lifetime of eminence in astronomical research."
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Professor Elected to Greek Academy
02/20/2001

Professor Elected to Greek Academy

Jill Perry
Tom M. Apostol, professor of mathematics emeritus and the creator and project director of Project MATHEMATICS! at the California Institute of Technology, has been elected a corresponding member of the Academy of Athens.
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Caltech Receives $10 Million Grant fromSherman Fairchild Foundation
02/08/2001

Caltech Receives $10 Million Grant fromSherman Fairchild Foundation

Deborah Williams-Hedges
The California Institute of Technology has received a $10 million grant from the Sherman Fairchild Foundation to establish an endowment for the existing Sherman Fairchild Postdoctoral Scholars Program in theoretical physics, theoretical astrophysics, and mathematics.
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Caltech Receives Funding to Establish Network of Cosmic-Ray Detectors in High Schools
02/08/2001

Caltech Receives Funding to Establish Network of Cosmic-Ray Detectors in High Schools

Los Angeles-area high school students will team up with California Institute of Technology researchers to study ultrahigh-energy cosmic rays on their own campuses, thanks to a recent grant from the Weingart Foundation.
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New planets still being createdIn our stellar neighborhood, study shows
01/03/2001

New planets still being createdIn our stellar neighborhood, study shows

Robert Tindol
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Caltech Faculty Member Receives Packard Fellowship
11/20/2000

Caltech Faculty Member Receives Packard Fellowship

Deborah Williams-Hedges
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LIGO establishes"first lock"
10/20/2000

LIGO establishes"first lock"

Robert Tindol
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Astronomers improve "cosmic yardstick" by measuringdistance to star in Gemini with Palomar Testbed Interferometer
09/27/2000

Astronomers improve "cosmic yardstick" by measuringdistance to star in Gemini with Palomar Testbed Interferometer

Robert Tindol
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